Blackbeard Used Terror Tactics, Shown in Ammo Recovered by Archaeologists

The notorious pirate Blackbeard used improvised weapons and missiles to terrorize the seas from Virginia to the Caribbean in the early 18th century, an exploration of the ocean floor off the North Carolina coast has revealed. Aimed at recovering a 1.4-ton (3,000-lb) anchor, the two-week expedition on what is believed to be the wreck of Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, also produced new evidence about the pirate's terror tactics. As they explored the site, archaeologists from...Full Story
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